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  • The American Flag Daily: Israel Putnam

    01/07/2014 9:38:32 AM PST · by Master Zinja · 1 replies
    The American Flag Daily ^ | January 7, 2014 | FlagBearer
    Today is the birthday of General Israel Putnam, one of the important figures of the early part of the Revolutionary War and one of the commanders of colonial forces at the Battle of Bunker Hill. Counties, towns and other places have been named for Putnam since his service. In honor of his birthday as well as the brave colonials he commanded, today we raise the Bunker Hill flag.
  • Mural celebrating Revolutionary War called too violent for Greenwich pupils

    06/06/2006 8:26:34 PM PDT · by Graybeard58 · 51 replies · 1,085+ views
    Waterbury Republican-American ^ | June 6, 2006 | Associated Press
    GREENWICH -- A restored Revolutionary War mural painted in the 1930s may not be returned to an elementary school because officials are concerned it is too violent for children. The mural shows Gen. Israel Putnam, a war hero from Greenwich who fought at the Battle of Bunker Hill, half-naked and about to be burned at the stake. He aims a gun at wolves while men around him fight with guns and knives. "Violence is not something you see at Hamilton Avenue School," said principal Damaris Rau. "And then to have it in the forefront, especially in the lobby, a picture...
  • Mural may not be welcomed back to school

    06/04/2006 2:35:28 PM PDT · by Pharmboy · 53 replies · 2,183+ views
    Stamford Advocate ^ | Keach Hagey
    Mary Ellen LeBien, former president of the Greenwich Library Board of Trustees, speaks in front of “The Life and Times of Israel Putnam of Connecticut” in the library’s reading room. (Bob Luckey Jr./Staff file photo) School officials are balking at a plan to return a historic Revolutionary War mural to Hamilton Avenue Magnet School after a restoration, saying its battle scenes are too violent for young children. The mural, "The Life and Times of General Israel Putnam of Connecticut," depicts Greenwich's Revolutionary War hero stripped half-naked, about to be burned at the stake. He sits astride a wild-looking horse...
  • The FReeper Foxhole Profiles General Israel Putnam - Nov. 1st, 2004

    10/31/2004 10:14:36 PM PST · by SAMWolf · 124 replies · 9,016+ views
    Legendary Connecticut ^ | 1992 | David E. Philips
    Lord, Keep our Troops forever in Your care Give them victory over the enemy... Grant them a safe and swift return... Bless those who mourn the lost. . FReepers from the Foxhole join in prayer for all those serving their country at this time. .................................................................. .................... ........................................... . U.S. Military History, Current Events and Veterans Issues Where Duty, Honor and Countryare acknowledged, affirmed and commemorated. . . Our Mission: The FReeper Foxhole is dedicated to Veterans of our Nation's military forces and to others who are affected in their relationships with Veterans. In the FReeper Foxhole, Veterans or their...
  • The FReeper Foxhole Remembers Battle of Chelsea Creek (5/27/1775) - Oct 27th, 2004

    10/26/2004 11:18:25 PM PDT · by SAMWolf · 58 replies · 2,069+ views
    Lord, Keep our Troops forever in Your care Give them victory over the enemy... Grant them a safe and swift return... Bless those who mourn the lost. . FReepers from the Foxhole join in prayer for all those serving their country at this time. ...................................................................................... ........................................... U.S. Military History, Current Events and Veterans Issues Where Duty, Honor and Countryare acknowledged, affirmed and commemorated. Our Mission: The FReeper Foxhole is dedicated to Veterans of our Nation's military forces and to others who are affected in their relationships with Veterans. In the FReeper Foxhole, Veterans or their family members should feel...